Posts Tagged ‘landscape’

Jake Longstreth

The ethos of the American landscape has been and continues to be a subject of great fascination among thinkers in any field or interest. The country’s flora and fauna intrigue even the most oblivious due to their extreme diversity and limitlessness. It is of little surprise then that an artist, in this case, painter Jake Longstreth, has chosen the American landscape as the launching-off point[.....]

Ryan Wallace

Brooklyn-based artist Ryan Wallace is currently exhibiting in “Cascading Debris,” a group exhibition, at the OK OK Gallery in Seattle. Wallace, who is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Art and Design (RISD), has gained much notoriety for his seemingly narrative paintings that are loaded with symbolism and references to contemporary culture and experience. The artist has said that his works act “autonomously[.....]

Guerra de la Paz

Using unwanted garments as an unyielding source of material, the artist duo Guerra de la Paz creates a multitude of sculptures and installations. Guerra de la Paz is the collaborative efforts of Cuban artists Alain Guerra and Neraldo de la Paz. The two artists met in 1996 and have since been creating work that references contemporary culture with the use of found objects. In recent[.....]

Bill Henson

Photographer Bill Henson often portrays young figures shrouded in an ambiguous nightscape. The landscapes are usually non-descript, but seem to reference the abandonment that exists outside of most urban areas. The figures found in Henson’s photos are equally ambiguous often consisting of androgynous adolescent girls. Henson is one of Australia’s most distinguished photographers and his career spans over three decades. In 2005 his career was[.....]